Originally Posted by warbonnetguy
sure, how bout: Structural Ridgeline - A ridge cord that exists between the ends of the hammock, whereby when the hammock is attached to a pair of trees a certain minimum sag is maintained in the fabric no matter how tightly the suspension is drawn. such a ridgeline has the ability to take some of the load of the user and because of this should be made from as low stretch material as possible.
isn't there already a definition in the glossary here somewhere
Where is the glossary?
How about this:
Ridgeline = Structural Ridgeline = Ridge Cord: A cord affixed between at least two, preferably wholly or substantially stationary, objects. Said cord is normally affixed in a manner which provides structure to some other object.